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What Can I Take For Gout Pain
Allopurinol: Gout is a problem with purine (protein) metabolism that results in excess uric acid in the blood stream. This ends up inflaming joints. A low purine diet and good hydration help. Anti-inflammatories and Colchicine (colcrys) help acute attacks. For long term control, your doctor will usually put you on allopurinol. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a gout attack and am also taking xarelto (20mg a day). Can I take advil (ibuprofen) for gout pain and inflammation?
Yes you can: Most important don't get dehydrated , always drink plenty of fluids will avert an attack ...Read more
I take copaxone (glatiramer) when i take it I have gout pain in big right toe . My neurologist said cut down copaxone (glatiramer) to 3 times a week .Is this ok ?
Is gout pain with you at all time during an attac or will the pain come and go every 30 minuits or so during the attac ?
Will working in the yard (pulling weeds) worsen and/or prolong gout pain? I would like to get out and do some cleaning up but don't want to prolong the pain and swelling.
Ouch, the Gouch.: Once it has been established that the pain is due to gout, you will need a physician to guide you through the treatment regimen. Anti-inflammatory as well as gout treating medications can be prescribed to help with the pain and inflammation. A low purine diet may also be necessary to further control the flare ups. Just simply taking medication may not be sufficient to keep gout under control. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It depends: The acute gout pain can be treated with an NSAID such as Indomethacin or Naproxen if you kidney and heart function are normal. Colcrys (colchicine) can also be effective. Sometimes your doctor can drain and inject a steroid medication into your knees. Consider seeing your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Injection: Local steroid injection.Get a more detailed answer ›
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